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Medieval falconry

Date: Saturday, 08 June 2019 to Sunday, 09 June 2019
Time(s): 10:00 to 17:00

Type: Childrens or Family Event

Booking Required: No


Explore an exciting period when falconry developed into a sophisticated and noble sport with new techniques brought back from the Crusades.

Witness these birds of prey demonstrate spectacular aerial manoeuvres in and around the castle ruins at 11:30am and 14:00pm. Displays will depend on the birds but last around 30-45mins.

Sat 18 – Sun 19 May: Saxon falconry

Sat 8 – Sun 9 June: Norman falconry

Sat 22 – Sun 23 June: Medieval falconry

Sat 29 – Sun 30 June: Medieval falconry

Event ticket prices

This event is free, but normal admission charges apply for the venue.


Dogs on leads are welcome.


Please be aware that there are steps, steep slopes and uneven paths in the castle. There is wheelchair access to the outer bailey.

All shows are weather permitting.

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